Now more than ever, protecting our health and promoting overall well-being is of the utmost importance, whether it is spending time on wellness practices that have repeatedly fallen to the bottom of your to-do list or readjust your lifestyle habits to encourage a healthier being. Perhaps the silver lining of this pandemic is finding the time and courage to finally make those simple but important lifestyle changes that are ultimately for the best. Likewise, Veronica Garza founded her company, the famous healthy, Mexican-American brand Siete Foods, putting her health needs first and finding that she could help others find the same joy through her innovative products.
Diagnosed with several autoimmune diseases as a teenager, Garza adopted a grain-free, low-inflammation diet to combat symptoms of fatigue, which ultimately catapulted her into her career in the food industry. Garza is now the Founder and Director of Innovation at Siete Foods, developing creative, heritage-inspired products like salsa, tortillas and tortilla chips, which are grain and dairy free, non-GMO and vegan, made with organic ingredients. ingredients. like almond flour and avocado oil. Siete Foods has broken the barrier between limited diets and respect for Mexican culture. Siete turned into a labor of love as Garza’s entire family joined her to develop Siete Foods, which became the # 1 tortilla brand at the Whole Foods Market and can be found in over 13,000. grocery stores across the United States.
Although Siete Foods has an authentic history and Garza has worked tirelessly to ensure that the brand maintains its strong identity, Garza actually launched the brand without any experience in the food industry. Prior to embarking on his health journey, Garza received his MBA in Digital Media Management and Music and taught for several years at a freshman seminary at a local college in Texas. There she found the encouragement and fearlessness to create something new to advocate for healthier lifestyles among Latin American families.
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